Click here to download a donation form for our School Uniform Project.
Finances donated to this project go directly to pay for making the uniforms. Consequently employment is created for the local community and children can attend school as they have uniforms.
An annual donation of £10 provides a well made uniform for a child, together with pencils and an exercise book each year.
What EWA does:
Gives locally made desks to schools as many children have to sit on the floor
Provides urgently needed teacher training
Gives a uniform to children whose parents/carers cannot afford one
Giving children their uniforms:
Primary education in Sierra Leone is free. However, all pupils must have a uniform before they can start school. Unfortunately, too many parents are not able to pay for a uniform due to their poverty, often as a result of the 11 year
Providing employment for local folks:
EWA’s school uniform project provides funds to pay local tailors/seamstresses to make uniforms for these children. EWA works closely with headteachers who identify the children who need the uniforms. Funds from EWA are paid directly to local tailors/seamstresses who make the uniforms for the school.
How you can help:
‘We listen through the bars to the lesson inside. We WISH we had uniforms so we could go to school here in Makeni, and learn’.
‘My name is Michealla, I live in Kenema, Sierra Leone and I make uniforms for the school here’.
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